Police: Hoover wreck on I-459 at Hwy 150 exit cleared

Police: Hoover wreck on I-459 at Hwy 150 exit cleared

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An 18-wheeler and a Metro Truck Rental vehicle wrecked on I-459 at Exit 10, the Hoover-Bessemer exit for Highway 150. Source: John Thompson/WBRC An 18-wheeler and a Metro Truck Rental vehicle wrecked on I-459 at Exit 10, the Hoover-Bessemer exit for Highway 150. Source: John Thompson/WBRC
The wreck shut down the southbound lanes of traffic for around 40 minutes. Source: John Thompson/WBRC The wreck shut down the southbound lanes of traffic for around 40 minutes. Source: John Thompson/WBRC
Source: John Thompson/WBRC Source: John Thompson/WBRC
HOOVER, AL (WBRC) -

All southbound lanes of I-459 have reopened to traffic after being blocked due to a wreck at Exit 10, according to Hoover Police.

An 18-wheeler and a "box truck," appearing to be a Metro Truck Rental vehicle, crashed on I-459 at the Hoover-Bessemer exit for Highway 150. Police shut down the southbound lanes for around 40 minutes, causing traffic to back up.

There is no word yet on the extent of injuries but Hoover Police say that one person was taken to UAB for treatment. Hoover Police responded to the scene and tweeted that it was clear a little after 2 p.m.

We will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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